Computing - Networking with Cyber Security

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This course offers you the opportunity to develop skills in Cyber Security and Networking Technologies. There is an emphasis on the development of technical skills on both Windows and Linux server platforms with the Cisco professional CCNA curriculum at the heart of the course. The course also introduces Ethical Hacking, Computer Forensics and Intrusion Prevention.

You'll learn to design, implement and manage a secure network infrastructure to a professional standard.

Mandatory units are:

Routing Technology; Penetration Testing; Digital Forensics; Cyber Security concepts (including Cloud Technology); Switching Technology; Networking Technology; Server Administration; Computing: Networking Graded Unit 2 (Project)

Entry Requirements

HNC Computing with Networking or HNC Cyber Security. Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

Direct entry into year 3 of a range of degree programmes at selected universities.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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